Dedication of the western terminus of the Lincoln Highway (old U.S. 30), the legendary transcontinental route, in Lincoln Park, San Francisco. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: San Francisco: Infrastructure, Infrastructure: Roads and highways, Celebrations
Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh takes off from New York on his solo transatlantic flight between America and Europe and arrives in Paris; newsreels conclude with his return to the U.S. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Aviation: History, Lindbergh, Charles Augustus
byMedical Arts Productions (San Francisco, Calif.)
Diagrams show the main muscles involved in labor. Explains the three stages of labor, emphasizing when to go to the hospital, what to expect there, and the need for confidence and relaxation. The birth of the baby is shown by diagrams. Pictures the labor room, the delivery room, and nursery of the hospital. Shows a mother in labor and the birth of her baby. Discusses hospital facilities, the role of the doctor and nurses, and how the mother can help during birth.
Begins with B&W prologue about new female staff at Stock Exchange. In style of dramatic sitcom, about a woman who investigates the stock market and tries to convince her husband to invest. Some good stock shots to be logged. ( 1 reviews )
Women become lifeguards at Brooklyn beach. The tone of the film makes it clear that this is quite peculiar and daring. The women stand in ranks and are visually inspected by male superiors and looked over by the camera many times.
Uses high-speed photography to show how the larynx and vocal cords function. Points out the differences in the larynx of males and females. Also shows the variations in movements of the vocal cords which produce high-, medium-, and low-pitch tones. Many instances of unintended and reoccurring erotic overtones. 20:01:43:03 CU Woman with red lipstick and pearl necklace singing a hymn. Camera turns and moves into profile CU neck. Narrator: “The human voice! What a wonderful instrument!…Man’s...
This engaging Kodachrome drama (formatted for television broadcast) from the Union Pacific ostensibly deals with safety at railroad grade crossings, but it's also about much more: youth's feeling of invulnerability; the highway patrolman as an authority figure; the look of the rural and urban West in the late 1950s; the urge to speed through a sparsely populated agricultural landscape; and the train's role as farmer's servant and potential killer. Is this overanalysis? Perhaps. But longer films...
This engaging Kodachrome drama (formatted for television broadcast) from the Union Pacific ostensibly deals with safety at railroad grade crossings, but it's also about much more: youth's feeling of invulnerability; the highway patrolman as an authority figure; the look of the rural and urban West in the late 1950s; the urge to speed through a sparsely populated agricultural landscape; and the train's role as farmer's servant and potential killer. This film was made just five years after The... ( 1 reviews )
Tells the story of Jeanne, a popular pretty girl until speed and an accident ruin her life. Directed by Lewis D. Collins. Story by Bruce Henry. With Richard (Dick) York (Nick); Joan Taylor (Jeanne Dawson); and Robert Stern (Larry Gray). Winner of the annual award of the National Committee on Films for Safety as 1949's best non-theatrical picture. ( 6 reviews ) Topic: need keyword
Water infrastructure construction. Good footage of construction work and workers. Aerial of circular reservoir / water tank / construction laborers shoveling out roadside ditch / laying sections of pipe in ditch / pouring molten lead around pipe joint / VS filtration system /
Chevrolet sales film about selling new and used cars. Shots of new cars just off assembly line. Various visual effects including montage of question marks moving by. Chevrolets driving on street.Skeletal Entry
Identifies pine needles, vegetable leaves, blades of grass & many deciduous leaves. Uses animation & time-lapse photography to show photosynthesis & life cycle of leaves. Explains that leaves are essential to all life forms.
Tongue-in-cheek film showing a domestic robot freeing housewives of their chores (and intimating that their work is hardly necessary); actually a promo showing how relays and switches function in the modern automobile. Shown at the New York World's Fair in 1940. ( 16 reviews ) Topics: Robotics, Gender roles, Futurism
A pictorial documentation which shows how integration and brotherhood are being promoted in a school district in New York City. PA-4146 Let Us Break Bread Together 00:00:24:29 - 00:26:24:00 Color Sound c. 1954 "Let Us Break Bread Together: How Brotherhood Builds Democracy" Semi-documentary film explaining pioneering New York City school district intervisitation program designed to bridge racial & cultural differences between children in predominantly White and Black neighborhoods....
Shows the importance of being neat and careful and of helping in such ways as picking up another's coat and making a new child feel he belongs to the group. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette, Citizenship